NJ: 201.445.8711     NY: 516.305.1996

Fraud

Fraud Examination / Prevention

The risk of financial loss due to fraud can be a significant problem. Corporate directors are faced with increased risk of personal liability of fraudulent corporate actions. Companies and individuals encounter increased exposure to losses as the incidence of employee embezzlement, misrepresentations and fraud rises. Our experience with fraud-related matters can be a source of peace of mind, and can assist you in taking steps to prevent, detect and deter fraud losses. We may be retained by plaintiffs or defendants in civil or criminal litigation cases, or by corporate boards of directors, in-house counsel, or outside legal professionals.

Fraud Investigations

  • Quantification of thefts of cash from businesses in various industrie
  • Assistance in interviewing key
  • personnel during an investigation
  • Investigation of employee embezzlement
  • Tracing of income and expenses relating to partnerships or other investments
  • Analysis of losses in criminal matters

  • Internal Control Review
    • Assistance with the creation of corporate compliance progra
  • Fraud Risk Assessment
    • detailed analysis of control systems in various companies to determine possible areas of fraud
    • Implementation of fraud related controls

  • Anti-Fraud Program Consulting

 

 

Corporate Internal Investigations

  • Forensic assistance to special counsel and/or audit committee
  • Financial statement and data analysis
  • Funds tracing
  • Interview personnel or persons of interest
  • Billing schemes
  • Asset/inventory misappropriation
  • Payroll schemes
  • Check tampering/forgery
  • Misstated financial statements
  • Quantification of damages due to management or employee fraud

Bank/Mortgage Matters

  • Loan recycling/refreshing
  • Override of loan approval processes
  • Overstated/understated collateral
  • Fictitious mortgage documentation
  • Fraudulent draws/failures to inspect
  • Funds tracing
  • Asset recovery
  • Litigation support and expert witness testimony

White Collar Crime

  • Financial statement and data analysis
  • Funds tracing
  • Obtain corroborating or conflicting evidence
  • Establish timeline of events and involved parties
  • Interviews of personnel and persons of interest
  • Identification of additional interested parties
  • Forensic assistance to defense counsel
  • Litigation support and expert witness testimony

Government Investigations

  • Funds tracing
  • Financial analysis
  • Bribery or kickback schemes
  • Corruption
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Forensic audits
  • SPLOST/restricted funds
  • Construction projects
  • Bid rigging
  • Purchasing fraud
  • Coordination with law enforcement
  • Litigation support and expert witness testimony

Divorce and Family Law

  • Asset tracing/hidden assets
  • Calculate separate and marital interests (Thomas Calculations)
  • Marital balance sheet
  • Child support
  • Settlement analysis
  • Budgeting/DRFA
  • Business valuation analysis

Other Services

  • Fraud checkups and internal control system reviews